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Launcher Icons stop working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the problem that sometimes my launcher Icons will get left-click-unresronsive. Right click will open the context menu, though. Starting applications via the HUD works fine, but the launcher ...
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change icons back to global theme

I changed some of my individual icons via rooted nautilus and selected my own different icons. But now I want to make them back to whatever my default global icon theme is. Is there anyway to make ...
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1answer
145 views

Icons missing in gnome-shell, nautilus, totem

Last night when I reboot my system, I see that a lot of icons are missing. In gnome shell I don't have anymore the icon for the sound but I can still click on the space. I have the relative same ...
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How do I change the color of an icon

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8

I don't like the monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8. I want them to match the rest of my theme, but they don't change no matter what icon theme I select. How can I change these icons to make them match ...
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0answers
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Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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70 views

Elementary XFCE theme icons not working in Nautilus

The theme doesn't show the correct icon for some filetypes, like .txt, .h and .cpp. as you can see in the file property the icon file exist and is selected but is not showed under nautilus. I am ...
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104 views

No automatic thumbnail generation

I recently decided to do a fresh install of 13.10 and ran into a quite peculiar problem. It seems that thumbnails are not generated automatically, when I open a folder in nautilus I can only see a ...
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1answer
284 views

How to change file managers “files” icon to nice “nautilus shell” icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've attached Nautilus to Unity launcher in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 the default "Files" icon for Nautilus file manager is not as pretty as a "Nautilus Shell" icon. But when I search in Dash for ...
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1answer
57 views

How to remove text from file icons ?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu (Linux). I noticed when creating a .java file or .py gives me an icon, however when I start writing code it overrides the thumbnail into showing text. Is there a way to ...
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1answer
128 views

mimetypes icons missing in nautilus

I need help for a small issue with the Nautilus file manager. The problem is that it dosen't show mimetypes icons for some file types. Here's a screenshot : ...
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Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.4

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Nautilus 3.4.2. Is there any chance/mod to display monochrome icons in the sidebar like Nautilus 3.8? I get mono icons only with Lubuntubox icon set from lubuntu ppa.
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1answer
592 views

Nautilus icons are missing on KDE

I really like Nautilus file manager, but on KDE the icons are missing. It works good on Unity and Gnome. If I start nautilus from Terminal (writting nautilus) I see the following logs: $ nautilus ...
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106 views

Why doesn't the icon show up in my Nautilus-Actions action?

I've set up a Nautilus-Action menu item and it works perfectly, except for the fact that I can't get the icon to show up in the menu. I've tried the same icon in the formats .ico, .png, .bmp, .tiff ...
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0answers
53 views

Oxymentary Gnome icon theme

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome shell. I have installed the Oxymentary icons in the /usr/share/icons directory. I can pick Oxymentary as an option in the Gnome Tweak Tool, but with the normal user ...
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87 views

Nautilus / Files does not use icon theme

I just installed a new icon theme on my laptop (ubuntu 13.04). Unfortunately, nautilus/files (version 3.6.3) keeps showing the wrong folder icons (from the Humanity-Theme). As far as I can tell, every ...
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1answer
643 views

Some icons missing in Nautilus

I've noticed that many icons are missing in my folder view, but have no idea when or how this happened. Here's the screenshot: The icons that are missing are those from the sidebar and navigation ...
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0answers
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App for finding icons easily? [duplicate]

Occasionally I need to use a custom icon for something - a launcher created with alacarte, a custom .desktop file, or just a particular folder viewed in Nautilus. I know there are LOADS of cool icons ...
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Nautilus and tomboy launch in iconless windows - 13.10

Although I've got both files and tomboy pinned to my dash, when clicked or otherwise launched, they both open in iconless tabs, distinct from the versions I've got pinned. This started after I ...
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3answers
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No desktop icons after uninstalling nemo

I tested nemo on Ubuntu 12.04. I made it the default file manager. When I uninstalled it, desktop icons disappeared and I can't do a right click on desktop to open menu. How can I make Nautilus the ...
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1answer
303 views

Icons for custom mime-type does not show up with Ubuntu-mono-dark theme

I manually installed LuxRender 1.2.1 under /usr/local/bin/ and it works fine and dandy. I then created 5 new mime-types for LuxRender *.lxs, *.lxo, *.lxm, *.lxv and *.flm file formats (scene, objects, ...
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2answers
158 views

How can I assign custom icons to folders persistently?

Is there some way to achieve icon persistence on Ubuntu with nautilus or some other file manager? So far when I change an icon from the properties of the folder the change won't remain visible if ...
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1answer
120 views

QQ - small, unidentifiable icons on desktop

Running QQ with Nautilus. Display is 1280 x 1024 - ViewSonic, recognized by QQ. When I put a file or folder on the desktop, the icon is incredibly SMALL nearly INVISIBLE. Have to go into the change ...
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990 views

Mac Icons on Ubuntu 13.04! [duplicate]

I have already asked question like that. It was marked for duplicate. I want to not I AM NOT ASKING FOR 12.10 or 12.04!! I am asking for 13.04! I use Gnome Cupertino theme etc. but not everywhere ...
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1answer
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Non-vector icons in Nautilus

I'm happy Acer AOD257 (2GB, Atom) netbook owner with Ubuntu 12.10. I once saw that all Nautilus/Unity/Ubuntu icons are in raster and vector formats. BUT! I see vector only. My netbook is weak, does ...
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How can I remove the gray boxes around custom folder icons? [closed]

When I set custom folder icons in Ubuntu 13.04, gray boxes appear around them: How can I make the icons just look normal?
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How to display Trash and Home folder icons?

I've googled quite a bit but nothing I've found works. I just want to display the Trash, Home folder, Computer etc icons on my Desktop in Ubuntu 12.10. The closest I've come is installing ...
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1answer
183 views

How do I change Nautilus 3.6 symbolic icons?

I have the new Nautilus 3.6 installed and the new symbolic icons for Home and Trash don't fit with the rest of my icon theme. How would I be able to change these icons? Is there a certain name I must ...
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0answers
115 views

Why do have thumbnails a white frame around them?

I would rather have thumbnails without this ugly white box, but I can't find any way to remove it...
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1answer
126 views

Nautilus suddenly looks different after a restart

Nautilus now looks different, and I don't like it. Before I restarted, I installed a few things, so that could of caused it. (the buttons are outlined and my icon pack isn't working for the 16x ...
3
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1answer
151 views

Icons for templates

I have some templates in my ~/Templates folder, but there is no icons in context menu for any of them except the default "Empty Document". menus_have_icons is enabled How to get/set them? Ubuntu ...
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2answers
736 views

How can I programmatically change a file's icon?

If I select an icon in Nautilus and select Properties, I can click on the icon presented there. This gives me a file-chooser dialog to select a new icon image. I would like to do this via a script of ...
3
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2answers
690 views

Computer, Home icons disappear from desktop after reboot

I previously enabled the display of the Computer, Home, Trash, and Network Servers icons on the desktop on Ubuntu 12.04, probably using MyUnity. Today, I installed a custom icon set and after ...
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1answer
568 views

Can't resize some icons

I upgraded to 12.10 yesterday and I am having a problem. Icons of my files are shown as the icon image's original size. I tried to resize the icons but it did not work! But the normal size icons ...
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1answer
812 views

Where is Nautilus icon file located and how is it chosen?

When I plug my Garmin Nuvi 265 GPS device into my computer via a USB cable, it mounts as a drive with a blue triangle icon instead of the default gray hard drive icon. HOW does Nautilus know how to do ...
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3answers
2k views

Desktop does not show icons

Since this morning, I have some files in the desktop, but I cannot see them. I know nothing has been deleted, as I can see what's on the desktop whenever I try to save anything from the Internet. How ...
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1answer
659 views

Change filetype icon (Pcmanfm LXDE)

I've been trying to change the icon for the filetype *.eml (message/rfc822) within PcManFm (file manager of LXDE) but after severall hours and many lines read and tried, I still cannot find a working ...
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3answers
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How do Nautilus album art thumbnails work?

There's something for which I've been searching an answer for a while now, but to no avail, and it's strange to me, as it seems like a thing that people would talk about: one of those nice little ...
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2answers
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Where does Gnome/Nautilus store directory icons

On some key folders in nautilus I've changed the folder icons. It looks nice, and aids my productivity because I can easily find important folders in a mass of others. But then I move to another ...
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1answer
250 views

Nautilus toolbar icons became bigger

I had installed Mac4Linux from here I didnt like it that much so i removed it. After removing it my nautilus toolbar icons have become large Previously it used to look like this with small icons ...
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1answer
171 views

Migrate Nautilus file attributes (Icons, positions, folder views) to another computer

I am using Nautilus' options to add meta-data to files a lot. For example, I use manual positioning of Icons, have many files with custom icons and emblems, etc. How can I copy all this ...
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2answers
223 views

Nautilus File Names

Upgraded to 12.04 with gnome 3, how do i get the file names to be shown under or beside folders and files. I have Configuration Editor but i just can't find it! I must have done this in 11.10 but i'm ...
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Is there a way to automatically reorganize desktop icons?

Gnome has "Keep Aligned", Windows "Rearrange Automatically"; can't find it in Unity. Is it perhaps because we're not intended to have icons in the desktop?
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2answers
641 views

What is the difference between “Nautilus”, “Files” and “Home Folder”?

When I type "nau" in the search bar of the applications-HUD the result is a "Home Folder" folder and a "Files" folder installed but the "Files" has a Home drawing in it and is recently used, whereas ...
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2answers
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How to hide all desktop icons in 12.04?

In 11.10 Using Configuration editor, one used to be able to edit a boolean parameter named : Desktop_Show This allowed to hide/show all desktop icons. This latter was removed in 12.04. Someone, ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I change the folder icon?

I know how to change an icon this way. Also that doesn't work for folders inside Nautilus, but for application launchers. What I'm looking for is an equivalent to changing the icon for an ...
3
votes
1answer
289 views

How do I add icons to change view type in Nautilus?

Is there a way to add, in the nautilus tool-bar, or in the bottom of the window, icons to change visualisation mode? Icons, list, detail..
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votes
1answer
101 views

Can I add external device or other icons to the desktop?

I'm assuming the Unity bar is the bar located on the left hand side of the screen. Is it possible to move those icons to the desktop, like a shortcut? I'd like mainly all external device icons, like ...
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votes
1answer
268 views

Why aren't sidebar bookmarks overlayed with their folder icons?

I'm trying to figure out why my bookmarked directories (on the left sidebar of the nautilus file browser) do not have icons. From what I've seen on random screenshots people have Down arrow for ...
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vote
1answer
2k views

How can I change my Nautilus and icon themes back to what I had before? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Appearance does not change on switching the theme For some reason, from about a few days ago, windows and icons look like Linux circa 1995. I tried resetting my theme ...